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Composition of Government Expenditure, Human Capital Accumulation, and Welfare

Composition of Government Expenditure, Human Capital Accumulation, and Welfare »

Source: Composition of Government Expenditure, Human Capital Accumulation, and Welfare

Volume/Issue: 2000/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Matovu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451843255

Keywords: government expenditure, welfare, growth, expenditure, expenditures, capital stock, tax financing

This paper uses a dynamic general equilibrium model calibrated to Ugandan data to examine the welfare effects of alternative scenarios of government expenditure and tax financing. Two expenditure types are consider...

Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid

Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid »

Source: Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid

Volume/Issue: 2007/222

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Duncan Last , Isabell Adenauer , Kevin Fletcher , Gerd Schwartz , Shamsuddin Tareq , and Richard Allen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

ISBN: 9781451867862

Keywords: Foreign aid, expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, fiscal institutions

This paper discusses the role of fiscal policy and fiscal institutions in managing scaled-up aid. In an environment of volatile scaled-up aid, fiscal policy formulation should be anchored in medium-term frameworks,...

A Principal-Agent Theory Approach to Public Expenditure Management Systems in Developing Countries

A Principal-Agent Theory Approach to Public Expenditure Management Systems in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2006/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luc Leruth , and Elisabeth Paul

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864649.001

ISBN: 9781451864649

Keywords: principal-agent theory, probability, expenditure, public expenditure, expenditure management,

A well-functioning public expenditure management (PEM) system is considered a critical pillar of government efficiency, on par with a low-distortion tax system and efficient tax administration. The paper discusses...

Composition of Government Expenditure, Human Capital Accumulation, and Welfare

Composition of Government Expenditure, Human Capital Accumulation, and Welfare »

Volume/Issue: 2000/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Matovu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451843255.001

ISBN: 9781451843255

Keywords: government expenditure, welfare, growth, expenditure, expenditures, capital stock, tax financing

This paper uses a dynamic general equilibrium model calibrated to Ugandan data to examine the welfare effects of alternative scenarios of government expenditure and tax financing. Two expenditure types are consider...

Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid

Fiscal Management of Scaled-Up Aid »

Volume/Issue: 2007/222

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta , Duncan Last , Isabell Adenauer , Kevin Fletcher , Gerd Schwartz , Shamsuddin Tareq , and Richard Allen

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451867862.001

ISBN: 9781451867862

Keywords: Foreign aid, expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, fiscal institutions

This paper discusses the role of fiscal policy and fiscal institutions in managing scaled-up aid. In an environment of volatile scaled-up aid, fiscal policy formulation should be anchored in medium-term frameworks,...

Income Distribution, Informal Safety Nets, and Social Expenditures in Uganda

Income Distribution, Informal Safety Nets, and Social Expenditures in Uganda »

Volume/Issue: 1999/163

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Calvin McDonald , Christian Schiller , and Kenichi Ueda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857917.001

ISBN: 9781451857917

Keywords: income distribution, safety nets, social expenditures, structural adjustment, expenditure, expenditures, gini coefficient, public spending

Inequality in Uganda rose during 1989–95, although this rise moderated in 1993–95. In 1993–95, real food consumption became more equal. Regional and urban-rural disparities in income and variat...

Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries

Introducing Financial Management Information Systems in Developing Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2005/196

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pokar Khemani , and Jack Diamond

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862157.001

ISBN: 9781451862157

Keywords: Financial Management Information System (FMIS), Public Expenditure Management, Functionality, fmis, financial management, expenditure, expenditure management, financial management information, Macroeconomic - Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy

In the past decade, developing countries (DCs) have been encouraged to reform their public expenditure management systems and have increasingly embarked on major projects to computerize their government operations....

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries

Medium-Term Budget Frameworks in Sub-Saharan African Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2017/203

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Allen , Taz Chaponda , Lesley Fisher , and Rohini Ray

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484314203.001

ISBN: 9781484314203

Keywords: Zambia, Congo, Republic of, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Togo, Tanzania, Sudan, Swaziland, Sub-Saharan Africa

More than 15 years ago, many countries in sub-Saharan Africa embarked on a program of budgetary reform, an important element of which was a medium-term budget framework (MTBF). This working paper focuses on the per...

On Improving Public Expenditure Policies for the Poor
			: Major Informational Requirements

On Improving Public Expenditure Policies for the Poor : Major Informational Requirements »

Volume/Issue: 1993/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nigel Chalk , and Ehtisham Ahmad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846270.001

ISBN: 9781451846270

Keywords: expenditure, expenditures, public expenditures, public expenditure

An improvement in the quality of public expenditures is needed in many countries, given binding macroeconomic and fiscal constraints, and poverty reduction and distributional objectives. This process involves a rea...

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis
			: Linking Macroeconomic Policies to Poverty Outcomes:  Summary of Early Experiences

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis : Linking Macroeconomic Policies to Poverty Outcomes: Summary of Early Experiences »

Volume/Issue: 2003/43

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Caroline Kende-Robb

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846348.001

ISBN: 9781451846348

Keywords: Macroeconomic policies, expenditure, expenditures, impact analysis, household surveys, Welfare and Poverty: General, Measurement and Analysis of Poverty, Economywide Country Studies: Africa,

The objective of this paper is to present some early experiences of poverty and social impact analysis (PSIA) from the PRGF-supported programs in the African Department. The paper illustrates that many staff countr...